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Research Technician I - Trotman Lab

Position Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is looking for a research technician to work in the Histology Core Facility. This facility provides support for research programs at CSHL, primarily dedicated to understanding the cause and development of cancer with a special emphasis on animal models.

The successful candidate will join an experienced 4-person team that supports CSHL’s basic and preclinical cancer research by processing animal and human samples for histopathological analysis. We are seeking a highly motivated research technician who likes to learn the necessary skills and work at this interface.

Key responsibilities include: Performance of routine histology tasks in a highly reproducible manner and supervision of machine based automated workflows. Evaluation of the quality of stained tissue slides to be returned to researchers. Close collaboration with various cancer research groups and general laboratory organization, including ordering of supplies.


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned biomedical research institution in New York. It has shaped contemporary biomedical research and is the home of eight Nobel Prize laureates. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory provides a highly dynamic and interactive research environment and also a unique opportunity of timely exposure to advances in various biomedical research fields and of interaction with a broad range of researchers from all over the world through its renowned Meetings and Courses program.

We believe that science is for everyone. Our laboratory offers a collaborative and dynamic research environment and we prioritize increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in science. Individuals from non-traditional and/or under-represented background are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position Responsibilities
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline.
Experience/Skills: General laboratory experience, including troubleshooting of results and laboratory problem-solving skills. Must thrive in fast-paced environment and pay attention to details. Must be highly organized, and able to multitask. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. General computer skills. Previous experience with histology is not required.

For immediate consideration, kindly create an account and apply to the online application found here: Position 03315-R

Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, discounted onsite Bright Horizons childcare, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more.

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.